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Ninety percent of Kansas Schools and 92% of Districts Make Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP)
For the 2007-08 testing cycle, 90% of the state’s public schools and 92% of districts made adequate yearly progress (AYP), even though the targets for mathematics and reading have been steadily increasing since 2002. This compares with 89% of public schools and districts making AYP last year and 84 % the previous year. Student achievement continues to rise in Kansas
Five Kansas schools were among the 320 schools in the United States named by U.S. Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings as 2008 No Child Left Behind-Blue Ribbon Schools.
TOPEKA: SAT results released this week show that Kansas students continue to top the national average on critical reading, math and writing scores.
TOPEKA/ The Kansas State Board of Education held its monthly board meeting, August 12 - 13, 2008, in the Board Room at the Kansas State Department of Education, 120 SE 10th Avenue, Topeka, Kansas.
TOPEKA: Results released today show that Kansas students continue to top the national average for composite scores on the ACT test. Kansas students had a composite score of 22.0, the highest recorded in the past 5 years and up from 21.9 last year.
Kansas teachers, students, administrators, and parents have a right to be proud of their districts and schools that continue to meet or exceed increasingly higher academic achievement targets,”according to Alexa Posny, commissioner of education.
TOPEKA/ The Kansas State Board of Education held its monthly board meeting,
July 8 - 9, 2008, in the Board Room at the Kansas State Department of Education,
120 SE 10th Avenue, Topeka, Kansas. All State Board members were present.
Following are highlights of the two-day meeting.
U.S. Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings today announced that
Keil Hileman from Monticello Trails Middle School in Shawnee, Kan.,
is one of 25 teachers selected for a Teaching Ambassador Fellowship
position with the U.S. Department of Education.